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. steve jobs suddenly and unexpectedly stepped down today as the c.e.o. of apple, the company that he helped found in a garage and grew into one of the biggest technology corporations in the world. vin tracey has our story. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: in his trademark turtle neck, steve jobs has defined apple for more than a decade as its c.e.o.. but now steve jobs says it's time to go. in a statement late today, jobs wrote, i have always said if there ever came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations, as apple's c.e.o., i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come. jobs' health has been an issue for years, he's lost considerable weight and in 2009 announced this. >> as some of you may know, about five months ago i had a liver transplant. >> reporter: jobs started apple in his parents' garage in 1976. the company focused on personal computers until 2001 when jobs unveiled something called the ipod. >> they're going to just be blown away with how beautiful it is and how thin it is. >> reporter: then came the iphone in most recentl
. and he may not have set out to change the world, but he did. steve jobs when the cbs news continues. fying. it was a grueling trip! try new activia selects greek yogurt. finally, there's a choice for my patients with an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation, or afib, that's not caused by a heart valve problem. today we have pradaxa to reduce the risk of a stroke caused by a clot. in a clinical trial, pradaxa 150 mg reduced stroke risk 35% more than warfarin. and with pradaxa, there's no need for those regular blood tests. pradaxa is progress. pradaxa can cause serious, sometimes fatal, bleeding. don't take pradaxa if you have abnormal bleeding, and seek immediate medical care for unexpected signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising. pradaxa may increase your bleeding risk if you're 75 or older, have kidney problems or a bleeding condition, like stomach ulcers. or if you take aspirin products, nsaids, or blood thinners. tell your doctor about all medicines you take, any planned medical or dental procedures, and don't stop taking pradaxa without your doctor's approval, as stop
. and steve hartmann with a lesson in how much you can give when you have nothing at all. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. 18 years. a long time behind bars, a long time on death row, a long time in and out of solitary. a long time for something that you insist you didn't do. today three men who were supposed to never walk free did just that. they were called the west memphis three, convicted of murdering three cub scouts in west memphis, arkansas, in 1993 despite any physical evidence linking them to the crime. after years of fighting for freedom, they were released today in a very unusual plea deal. erin moriarty of "48 hours mystery" has been on this story for four years. >> my name is damien echols, i am 36 years old and released today from death row for a crime i did not commit. >> reporter: arkansas death row inmate damien echols got his life back today. as part of an unusual plea agreement, echoles and two other convicted men-- jason baldwin and jessie misskelley-- were released from prison. >> this has been going on
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$375 today began in 1997 when steve jobs returned as c.e.o. >> it just all works. >> reporter: apple debut it had ipod music player in 2001 and the online itunes music store has made apple the world's largest music retailer. >> iphone is like having your life in your pocket. >> reporter: then in 2007 came the iphone. the company has now sold 125 million of them. lately it's this little thing called the ipad that's helping push apple's stock. the company began selling these tablet computers last year and they're already changing the industry. >> you like everything so far? (cheers and applause) well, i'll try not to blow it. >> reporter: steve jobs has reportedly battled cancer and some investors worry what becomes of apple without him. >> i don't see a lot of reason for them to slow down in the immediate future. >> reporter: analysts now believe apple is on pace to become the world's first trillion-dollar company. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >> mason: the tornado that killed 160 people in joplin, missouri, in may, leveled a third of the town, including the high school. newly re
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: one of the founders of apple, steve jobs, suddenly resigned tonight as c.e.o. in a letter, jobs writes, "i have always said if there ever came a day when i could no longer meet my duties and expectations, i would be the first to let you know. unfortunately, that day has come." jobs, who is 55, has been on medical leave for most of this year. he is a survivor of pancreatic cancer. there are no other details at this moment. researchers may have found a new way to detect early warning signs of alzheimer's disease. in a study out today, they used brain imaging scans to find chemical changes associated with memory loss. doctors hope that detecting these changes before sympt automatics appear will help them understand what causes alzheimer's. one of the biggest names in college sports has joined the more than five million americans battling alzheimer's. the university of tennessee's pat summitt has more wins than any other basketball coach, mail or female. but now armen keteyian tells us, she is facing her most difficult challenge. >> reporter: to trace the artistry and the adoring crowds th
her vote, it was as if to say "gabby is back." >> reporter: of course, congressman steve israel knows she isn't quite back, and won't be for some time. giffords is still undergoing intensive physical therapy in houston, after being shot in the head in a tucson rampage that killed six. so she's walking very well now. her chief of staff was at the congresswoman's side last night. >> it was a very proud moment for her. it was really the only vote that mattered since the shooting and she didn't want to miss it. >> reporter: she confirmed today that team giffords is laying the ground work for a re-election bid in 2012. so giffords can run again if she feels ready. >> pelley: thank you, nancy. tropical storm emily is rolling through the caribbean, it's about 200 miles south of puerto rico, gaining strength as it moves west. forecasters say emily could reach south florida by the end of the week. in texas, there is a historic drought, and that has revealed a piece of american history. it is part of the space shuttle columbia, which broke apart on reentry in 2003, killing all seven members of
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